Founding Statement



The Orlando Institute

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The Orlando Institute for Leadership of Ministry was started in 1991 when Dr. Steve Douglass asked the Board of Directors of Campus Crusade for Christ to authorize a school at the new headquarters in Orlando, FL.  

Dr. Bright and Dr. Douglass asked Dr. Steve Clinton to be the president of the school in May of 1991. Classes began in September. In 1996 the school was given authorization to grant certificates and Master's degrees by the Florida State Department of Education.

The Orlando Institute is a member of the International Leadership Council. Distance education international classes in the U.S. began in 1996 and in 1997.  In 2012 the Institute was transferred to Vision Orlando.

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